Meet the Team

Headshot of Minneapolis vein doctor Primepares G. Pal.

Primepares G. Pal, MD, FACP, RPVI

Dr. Pal, a highly trained varicose vein physician in Minnesota, is the founder of Minnesota Vein Center and Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. He is also credentialed as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Dr. Pal is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, (FACP), which is a recognition of accomplishments and excellence in medicine. He is an active member of the American College of Phlebology, a leading organization for vein care specialists, participating in its Research Committee, the Preceptorship Committee, and its Executive Leadership Summit. He is also a member of the American College of Physicians, American Venous Forum, Society of Vascular Medicine, and the Society of Vascular Ultrasound.

Dr. Pal trained at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with post-graduate work at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, San Diego. He served as Clinical Instructor at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine before his extensive career as Internist/Hospitalist. He also served as Chief of Professional Services for the HealthPartners Medical Group.

After training and practicing Internal Medicine for 20 years, Dr. Pal left his position as Chief of Professional Services at the HealthPartners Medical Group in White Bear Lake, MN to take on a new challenge. He had recognized as far back as the late 1990s that technical advances in diagnostic ultrasonography, catheter-based procedures, and minimally invasive techniques presented opportunities to improve the quality of life for patients with venous disorders.

Minnesota Vein Center was founded in 2004 as a “one-stop shop” facility where diagnostic and treatment aspects of venous disease could be provided by qualified Minneapolis vein doctors.